Practical Nursing

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Exit Requirements:

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Read:11 Math:11 Lang:11

Enrollment Open To:

Program Open to Qualified Applicants (see application for admission requirements) including ATI TEAS Minimum 55% Adjusted Individual Total Score (AITS)

Program Start Dates:

Next start date August 2017, St. Augustine and Palatka Day Classes (Application deadline June 30, 2017) Evening Classes start date January 22, 2018 (Application deadline December 1, 2017)

Location:

Students will attend classes/clinicals in any/all of the following counties St. Johns, Putnam, and Clay

Program Day/Evening:

Daytime program - Monday through Thursday earliest 6:00am - latest 4:30pm Evening/Weekends every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-10pm and every other Saturday and Sunday 6:30am-5pm Both day and evening programs require a preceptor rotation these hours will vary

What You'll Learn:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities

*FL Board of Nursing Approved

  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience
  • Unpaid preceptor rotation

Program Hours:

1350

Daytime Enrollment = 13 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Evening Enrollment = 18 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$7,543 (Based on Florida Residency Requirements)

OCP:

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
B HCP0121 Nurse Aide and Orderly 75
  PRN0091 Practical Nurse (1 of 3) 285
  PRN0092 Practical Nurse (2 of 3) 450
 C PRN0096 Practical Nursing (3 of 3) 450

Employment Opportunities:

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Health Department
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

Industry Certifications:

NCLEX-PN Exam

Starting Salaries:

$38,720
*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida

Downloads:

LPN Application:   LPN Application

Program costs & book list: LPN price list

TEAS Prep: www.atitesting.com

AHA Health Care Provider BLS CPR Courses are offered at our Public Safety Campus for dates click HERE. You may register at the PSC and/or the registration department.

Click here to see the Career Cluster Pathway for LPN

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